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Cannabis-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever

Earth We Are One
September 1, 2014

As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors. 1,590 more words

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Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity and how it was finally proved on the 1922 solar eclipse expedition

Albert Einstein 1921 by F Schmutzer Public DomainFerdinand Schmutzer ,  http://web.archive.org/web/20071026151415/http://www.anzenbergergallery.com/en/article/134.html

In late August 1922 a group of astronomers, naval men, and Aboriginal stockmen began the arduous task of unloading their complicated scientific equipment and stores from boats onto a deserted beach on the coast of Western Australia. 2,434 more words

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Wireless and Handheld Devices at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA}

Museum of Old and New Art & River Derwent, Hobart, Geoff Barker, 2011

The alarm was set for 5:00 am but the rain outside, and five hours sleep, did little to renew the enthusiasm so confidently expressed when Nick’s initially suggested we fly to Tasmania for the day to visit the  1,467 more words

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The Next-Generation Copyright Monopoly Wars Will Be Much Worse

Rick Falkvinge writes for TorrentFreak:

‘We’ve been manufacturing our own copies of knowledge and culture without a license for quite some time now, a practice known first as mixtaping and then as file-sharing. 106 more words

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Fermilab experiment will attempt to answer whether we actually live in "the Matrix"

via Fermilab experiment will attempt to answer whether we actually live in “the Matrix”.

By Colin Jeffrey

August 31, 2014

In what may be one of the most mind-bogglingly surreal experiments ever floated, scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab) will attempt to discover if the universe is “real” or merely a holographic 3-D illusion that we just think is real.

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Africa is not a diseased place as a cross- section of the western media have reported

By Bernard Wainaina
CEO,Profarms Consultants®

I am going to start by saying that Africa is not a diseased place as a cross- section of the western media have reported,but may be,our public medi-care systems are. 523 more words

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